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Sheila Scott OBE has now retired and therefore is no longer available to answer your social care questions. However, you might still find the answer you’ve been searching for down below.
Notice required to close a care business?
As a Registered Manager and owner, when I want to retire if I have not sold the business, how much notice is needed by CQC on an intention to close it?
On 26 July this year CQC issued a press release titled: New care home closures; guidance for adult social care partners published
The press release refers to the publication of a guide on the closure of a care home; Managing care home closures a good practice guide for local authorities, clinical commissioning groups, NHS England, CQC, providers and partners
If you need to close your home I am sure that you will find this nine page guide helpful.
You can download the guide by clicking here: http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/keogh-review/Documents/quick-guides/1577_QuickGuide-CareHomes_9.pdf
I have one further piece of advice do not tell anyone of your plan until you have definitely made up your mind.
With best wishes.
*All information is correct at the time of publishing.
Sheila Scott OBE has now retired and therefore is no longer available to answer your social care questions.
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